Sunday, 19 August 2007

Microformats Reference Docs and Sample Code

The vCard standard, has been broadly interoperably implemented (e.g. Apple's "Address Book" application built into MacOSX). In addition, many bloggers identify themselves by name and discuss their friends and family.

Useful Reference:

Sample Application - vcard:

<span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102);" ><div class="vcard">
<abbr class="fn" title="Tom Smith"></abbr>

<span class="tel"><abbr class="type" title="WORK"></abbr><span class="value">01452 417000</span></span>
<span class="tel"><abbr class="type" title="CELL"></abbr><span class="value">07854827000</span></span>
<span class="tel"><abbr class="type" title="HOME"></abbr><span class="value">01452424000</span></span>
<span class="email"><a href="" class="tabDetailViewDFLink"></a></span>

Sample Application - Calendar Event:

<span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102);" ><span class="vevent"><span class="summary">Meeting M300394</span><abbr class="dtstart" title="2007-08-15"></abbr><abbr class="dtend" title="2007-08-16"></abbr></span></span>

Firefox Add-on: Operator (official site)

Operator lets you combine pieces of information on Web sites with applications in ways that are useful. For instance, Flickr + Google Maps, + Google Calendar, Yahoo! Local + your address book, and many more possibilities and permutations.

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